“Look, we all want the economy to open as rapidly as possible,” Biden told Tapper. “The way to do that is let’s take care of the medical side of this immediately. … (Trump’s) not responsible for the coronavirus, but he’s responsible for the delay in taking the actions that need to be taken, as far back as January.”
The former vice president has delivered remarks on the coronavirus outbreak via livestream from his home in Delaware, and he has said he plans to hold regular briefings on the response to the pandemic.
Friday night’s town hall will air on CNN, CNN en Español, CNN International and CNN Airport Network and will stream on CNN.com, CNN OTT apps for AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire, Samsung SmartTV and Android TV, and CNN Mobile apps for iOS and Android, CNN’s SiriusXM Channels and the Westwood One Radio Network.